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Hernan Padilla

Doctor Padilla, a soul of perfection-choice.
Mayor Padilla, a man of oneness-voice.
Puerto Rican heart you have gloriously won.
O island-beauty, O island-duty, victor-son!

Hostages Are Now Amazingly Free

Hostages are now amazingly free;
American heart is in a nectar-sea.
No war, no war!
Harmony and peace must reign
To speed up humanity’s progress-train.

Fifty-Two Hostages

Fifty-two hostages are now
Enjoying freedom-light.
America, America, America!
Withnin, without, ecstasy-height.

Four Hundred and Forty-Four Days

Four hundred and forty-four days
Of anguish fathomless.
In a tiny hole-world
Of torments ruthless.
Welcome home, brave soldiers,
To your freedom-clime.
Victory, victory, victory!
America’s compassion-time.

Free, Soulfully Free

Free, free, free, free!
Soulfully free, honourably free!
Compassion-father, President Carter,
Is universally a vctory-tree.
No more sleepless struggle-nights. No more!
All-where, all-lit ignorance-shore.
Heart-power is the power of wisdom-height.
Bondage nowhere, delight, delight.

A Swing of Flowers

A swing of flowers,
God’s sweetness-showers.
Man’s oneness-role,
No division-dole.

Krishna's Consciousness

Krishna’s consciousness,
Radha’s selflessness.
Krishna-Radha delight:
Blue perfection-height.

Misha Toyber

Misha Toyber, acrobat, gymnast, champion-light!
You teach body’s fitness and perfection-height.
In you, your students have found their confidence-sea;
The soul and the body are in oneness-ecstasy.

Brother Narasimha Rao!

Brother Narasimha Rao!
To your blue heights we bow.
Mother India’s soulful son,
Oneness-life you have won.
Brother Narasimha Rao!
Literature, culture in boundless measure;
Politics, poetry, a fruitful tree.
We sound the giant gong
Of your sky-vast victory-song.

Dana Zatopek

Sister Dana, Sister Dana, Sister!
Helsinki Olympics gold medal winner.
Farther than the farthest, javelin you threw;
World’s surprise-attention you drew.
Your Emil swam in ecstasy-sea;
Perfect oneness-joy-satisfaction free.

Acapulco

Acapulco, Acapulco, Aca!
Within, without a life soulful, blanca.
“The pearl of the Pacific”, your motto sublime.
O rare owner of ancient time and modern time!

Beauty's Blossom-Heart-Forest!

Beauty’s blossom-heart-forest!
Far away temptation-rest.
Everywhere love-garden.
Joy, bliss, a sleepless hand.

Good Morning

Good morning, good morning, good morning.
Good afternoon, good afternoon, good afternoon,
Good evening, good evening, good evening.
Good night, good night, good night.
Bonjour, bonjour.
Bon apres-midi, bon apres-midi.
Bon soir, bon soir, bon soir.
Bonne nuit, bonne nuit, bonne nuit.
Buenos dias, buenos dias, buenos dias.
Buenas tardes, buenas tardes, buenas tardes.
Buenas noches, buenas noches, buenas noches.
Guten morgen, guten morgen, guten morgen.
Guten Abend, guten Abend, guten Abend,
Gute Nacht, gute Nacht, gute Nacht.

I Am My Military Pride

I am my military pride.
Power and glory in me abide.
The nation’s choicest sun and heart!
Helplessly bows to me, ignorance-dart.

Invocation

Supreme, Supreme, Supreme, Supreme!
I bow to Thee, I bow.
My life Thy golden plough;
My journey’s Goal Thy soulful Dream.
Supreme, Supreme, Supreme, Supreme!
I bow to Thee, I bow.
Supreme, I am Thy glowing Grace.
My world, Thy Feet of Light;
My breath, Thy Vision’s kite.
Thou art one Truth, one Life, one Face.
Supreme, Supreme, Supreme, Supreme!
I bow to Thee, I bow.

Mazatlan

Mazatlan, Mazatlan, Mazatlan!
O snow-white heart in God’s Vision-Plan!
A stupendous soul in a tiny frame,
The boat and the Boatman
Offer their fondness-game.

Mexico

Mexico, Mexico, Mexico, Mexico!
Softness, boldness your beauty’s core.
Mexico, Mexico, Mexico, Mexico!
Wisdom-freedom, your oneness-lore.
Your past, present, future: all angel-glow!
Your vision-eye, a sleepless river-flow.

My Lord, Give Me a Body of Solid Strength

My Lord, my Lord, my Lord,
Give me a body of solid strength
To multiply my heart’s gratitude-length.

O My Lord, Give Me a Heart of Sweetness

O my Lord, O my Lord, O my Lord,
Give me a heart of sweetness
To feel Your Love of Oneness.

My Lord, Give Me a Purity-Mind

My Lord, my Lord, my Lord,
Give me a purity-mind
Your Compassion-Feet to bind.

My Lord, Give Me a Translucent Soul

My Lord, my Lord, my Lord,
Give me a translucent soul
To show me my vision’s supreme Goal.

My Lord, Give Me a Vital of High Sacrifice

My Lord, my Lord, my Lord,
Give me a vital of high sacrifice
To turn my life into a blue paradise.

The Seeker Who Waits

The seeker who waits for God’s choice Hour
Will definitely receive from God
His Compassion-Shower and His Satisfaction-Tower.

Every Day My Dear Supreme

Every day my dear Supreme, my sweet Supreme,
And my Beloved Supreme
Comes to me seven times:
The first time, He comes to examine my willingness.
The second time, He comes to examine my readiness.
The third time, He comes to examine my newness.
The fourth time, He comes to examine my oneness.
The fifth time, He comes to examine my fulness.
The sixth time, He comes to examine my perfection.
The seventh time, He comes to examine my satisfaction.

Song-Waves (1)

Song-Waves, Song-Waves, Song-Waves!
Your beauty’s soul-joy braves
The wild ignorance-sea
Of eyeless Eternity.
Song-Waves, Song-Waves, Song-Waves!
O silence-sun of the East, O sound-sky of the West,
You are satisfaction-feast; you are perfection-nest.

Song-Waves (2)

Song-Waves, Song-Waves, Song-Waves!
Your beauty’s soul-joy braves
The wild ignorance-sea
Of eyeless Eternity.
Song-Waves, Song-Waves, Song-Waves!
O silence-sun of the East, O sound-sky of the West,
You are satisfaction-feast; you are perfection-nest.

Song-Waves (3)

Song-Waves, Song-Waves, Song-Waves!
Your beauty’s soul-joy braves
The wild ignorance-sea
Of eyeless Eternity.
Song-Waves, Song-Waves, Song-Waves!
O silence-sun of the East, O sound-sky of the West,
You are satisfaction-feast; you are perfection-nest.

Trinidad, Tobago: Sweetness-Heart and Oneness-Soul

Trinidad, Tobago, twin Heavenly flames!
Sweetness-heart and oneness-soul God-Games.
The British flag, the French flag, the Dutch flag
Captured the soulful beauty’s isles to brag.
Now you are your own smile and sun
And soul-courage light, bondage-night are done!

Vive La France!

Vive la France! Vive la France!
Your wisdom-sea is your Himalayan dance.
Vive la France! Vive!
Vive la France! Vive!
Your renaissance-skies eternally shall live.
The wonder of wonders: your culture role.
Your “Marseillaise” has won the cosmos-soul.

Today What We Have

Today what we have
Is a tiny aspiration-seed.
Tomorrow what we shall have
Is a powerfully developed realisation-blossom

With Its Best Friend

With its best friend, a song,
My heart shall walk along
Eternity’s love-road,
Casting aside darkness-load.

Bach

Bach, Bach, Bach, Bach!
O heart-piercing, soul-stirring melody,
You quenched the unquenched thirst of Eternity.

Bach Is the End

Bach is the end.
Nothing comes from him;
Everything merely leads up to him.
[Words of Albert Schweitzer]

Bach Is the Father

Bach is the father, we are the children.
[Words of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart]

I Offer Myself

I offer myself in most dutiful obedience.
[Words of J.S. Bach]

Only Practise It Diligently

Only practise it diligently, it will go very well.
You have five just as healthy fingers on each hand as I.
[Words of J.S. Bach]

To Give Wings of Eternity

To give wings of eternity to that which is most ephemeral;
to make divine things human and human things divine;
such is Bach, the greatest and purest moment in music
of all time.
[Words of Pablo Casals]

President of the General Assembly

President of the General Assembly!
You are your fruitful heart of oneness-tree.
Each nation has a special hunger-need.
You long to feed their needs, and succeed.
O courage-flood, O nobility-sea,
O champion-dreamer of One-Nation-Family!

Americans Are a Self-Critical People

Americans are a self-critical people.
I hope we remain so.
[Words of Elliot Richardson]

It May Be True

It may be true that America has promised more
than any other society, but so too has it attempted
more and delivered more.
[Words of Elliot Richardson]

Malcolm Hill

O Malcolm Hill, O Malcolm Hill!
A soulful and powerful thrill.
O British soul-bird to the core,
Highness, vastness and oneness-shore.

President Royo

President Royo, O pinnacle-pride of Panama!
A vision-sun in God’s Cosmic Drama.
O swiftest deer-speed, O bravest lion-strength!
Yours is the heart of boundless oneness-length.

Some Men See Things As They Are

Some men see things as they are and say, “Why?”
I dream things that never were and say, “Why not?”
[Words of Robert F. Kennedy]